Daily Devotions for Friday 26th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus

Reading : EPHESIANS 1 verses 15-23

Meditation : As we pause with God this morning we take the time
and consider all that is said here by Paul in his prayer.

Pray Paul’s words as your own Friday prayer
Asking for others to be richly blessed today

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in North Africa
Father God, hear our prayers and bless them real good we ask

Evening

Reading : read this passage again from EPHESIANS 1 verses 15-23
Reflect on the words written here and then pray in response to our God
Make Paul’s words your words this Friday evening

Giving thanks for people you know in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all in our Church Family
Giving thanks for all those in our SE Edinburgh Church Family
Giving thanks for all in God’s Church Family

In Jesus’ name
Amen – we pray together!

Daily Devotions for Thursday 25th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Father God

Reading : 1 CORINTHIANS 12 verses 1-11

Meditation : As we pause with God today consider these words from Paul
What is God teaching/reminding you?

Then pause to pray in response with Him, the Three-in-One
Asking for…..


In Jesus’ name, Amen and Amen!

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in India
God of grace…hear our prayers and pour a blessing we ask on this work

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from 1 CORINTHIANS 12
Reflect on the words and truths – at the end of your day
and Pray in response to this God – for others as well as yourself

O Father God, hear us
O Saviour Jesus, help us
O Spirit of God, lead us

In Jesus’ name we pray together.
Amen and Amen!

Daily Devotions for Wednesday 24th November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from God, the Holy Spirit

Reading : ROMANS 8 verses 18-39

Meditation : As we pause with God we take time to consider these spiritual truths God has given us here
Which words stay with you?

Then take the time to Pray to this God, the Holy Spirit

Pause with Him
Rejoice He is with you
Ask Him
Yield to keep in step with Him today

In Jesus’ Name
Amen

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on Open Doors at work in Iran
O LORD God, have mercy on this work and hear our prayers this day.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from ROMANS 8

Reflect on the words…. And then pray to this God we believe and trust in

Pause with Him as your day closes
Rejoice He was with you today
Ask Him for another
Yield to keep in step with Him tomorrow

In Jesus’ Name
Amen

Daily Devotions for Tuesday 23rd November, 2021

Upper Room day

Morning

Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus, Saviour and Lord

Reading : JOHN 14 verses 15-31

Meditation : As we pause with God the Holy Spirit this morning…
We consider these verses and all that Jesus is saying
Who is the Holy Spirit to you?

And we as we turn to Pray..we ask…

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

Break me
Melt me

Mould me
Fill me

Use me
Even today

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

In Jesus’ name,
Amen.

Midday
Take time to listen for God to speak with you at this time of day
Ask, seek, knock….hear!
Father God…thank you.

Evening
Reading : read the passage again from JOHN 14
Reflect on the words…. and then Pray….to this God we believe and trust in

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

Break me
Melt me

Mould me
Fill me

Use me
Even today

Spirit of the Living God
Fall afresh on me

In Jesus’ name,
Amen
.

Daily Devotions for Monday 22nd November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from Jesus, Son of God, Son of Man

Reading : JOHN 4 verses 1-42

Meditation : take time to consider these particular words and events as your day starts.
Notice who asks for what.
Look at what answers Jesus gives.

Then Pray in response to this God we believe and trust in

P-ause with Jesus
R-ejoice in His presence with you
A-sk for this life-giving water
Y-ield to His ways

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Midday
Pray God’s blessing on the work of Open Doors in Arabian Peninsula
God of grace and mercy and rich blessing, hear our prayers we ask.

Evening
Reading : read these verses again from JOHN 4
Reflect prayerfully on what you read and then pray to our God in response

Lord Jesus
Meet with me this evening
Where I am
Talk with me
Hear my questions
Give to me this life-giving water
And use me to bring others to you
Amen!

Daily Devotions for Sunday 21st November, 2021

Morning
Look Upward and Pray to hear and receive from the Living God

Reading : MATTHEW 11 verses 25-30

Meditation : take time and consider Jesus’ words this Sunday morning.

And then pause with this Jesus
Come to Him…
Talk with Him…
Receive from Him…

“Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke and put it on you, and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in spirit; and you will find rest. For the yoke I will give you is easy, and the load I will put on you is light.”

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Midday
Pray the Prayer for the Month as your midday prayer

Father God

As we pause with You

We ask

To be more like Jesus

To keep in step with the Holy Spirit

For others

To meet with Jesus

To know the help of the Spirit

Please

In Jesus’ name

Amen

Evening
Reading : read these particular set verses again from MATTHEW 11
Reflect on the words spoken here and then Pause to Pray in response to this Jesus

“Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke and put it on you, and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in spirit; and you will find rest. For the yoke I will give you is easy, and the load I will put on you is light.”

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.